- (1894-1935), son of the founder Allert de Lange, took over the publishing house in 1932 after the death of his father; he had few ambitions of his own regarding the publishing business
Lagerlöf, Selma1858-1940, Swedish author, the first woman to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1909.
Landauer, Walter(1902-1944), from 1933-1940 Managing Director of the exile publishing house Allert de Lange; the tireless efforts of his friends to rescue him from Holland after 1940 failed; in 1944 he was deported to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp where he died of starvation
Landshoff, Fritz H.1901-1988, German publisher who went into exile in Holland in 1933 and became head of the exile department there of Querido Verlag. He escaped to Britain in 1940, and one year later moved to the USA, where he once again worked in publishing.
Langer, Marie(1910-1987) Psychoanalyst, fled Austria for Uruguay in 1939.
Lányi, Jenö(1902-1940), Hungarian art historian
Laporte, Paul(1904-1980), real name Paul Heilbronner, first took classes at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Munich before studying art history. He received his doctorate in 1933. In the same year he emigrated to Italy and then in 1939 to the United States where he changed his name to Laporte.
Latouche, John(1914-1956), American writer
Lawrence, D. H.1885-1930, English writer, married to Frida von Richthofen, was in contact with the German writers Max Mohr and Hans Carossa, who also treated him as a doctor. Lawrence dies of tuberculosis
Lessing, Theodor1872-1933, German philosopher and political publicist, exile in Czechoslovakia, fell victim to Nazi activists on 30 August 1933 in Marienbad
Les Sixloose association of six French composers: Georges Auric, Louis Durey, Arthur Honegger, Darius Milhaud, Francis Poulenc, Germaine Tailleferre.
Lester, Conrad H.Owner of a porcelain and ceramics factory; founder of the Intellectual League of Austria (Liga für das geistige Österreich)/Ligue de l`Autriche vivante; his escape to the USA took him via Algiers and Brazil.
Liepman-Lilienstein, Dr. RuthDr. Ruth Liepman-Lilienstein: 22.04.1909-29.05.2001. Lawyer, PhD in 1934. 1950 founded a literary agency in Hamburg, from 1961 Liepman AG Zurich. 1992 Gold Medal of the city of Zurich for her contributions to the international book market.
Loewy, Ernst1920-2002, literary scholar and publicist. He emigrated to Palestine with the Youth Aliyah in 1936 and emigrated back to the Federal Republic of Germany in 1956.
Lombardo Toledano, Vicente1894-1968, Mexican lawyer and union leader, founder of the Confederación de Trabajadores de México (CTM), the Partido Popular workers' party and the Universidad Obréra de México workers' university where emigrants were also allowed to teach.
Löwenstein, Hubertus Prince zuPrince Hubertus Friedrich zu Loewenstein-Wertheim-Freudenberg, 1906-1984, German journalist, politician and author. Emigrated to Austria in 1933, to England in 1935, and to the USA in 1936. Founder of the American Guild for German Cultural Freedom.
Lukács, Georg1885-1971, Hungarian philosopher, literary scholar and critic, author of Die Zerstörung der Vernunft (1954; The Destruction of Reason)
Lutetia CircleA committee named after the Parisian Hotel Lutetia which aimed to build a German People’s Front; it met for the first time in September 1935 on the initiative of Willi Münzenberg
Sinclair, Lewis(1885-1951), American writer, 1930 Nobel Prize for Literature